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Gujarat tops logistics performance index chart: Commerce Min

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

has topped index chart, an indicator of the efficiency of logistical services necessary for promoting in particular and economic growth in general.

According to the report by the - (Ease Across Different States), prepared with the help of consultancy firm Deloitte, the findings would help in identifying the right problem areas in the sector and prepare policy responses to deal with them.

While occupied the top position among 22 states, appeared last, even a notch below

The second place is occupied by Punjab, followed by Andhra Pradesh, and ranked for the index based on the analysis of perception with regard to eight parameters, including infrastructure, services, regulatory process and safety of cargo.

Among the Union Territories, Daman & Diu occupied the top slot followed by and

As regards the hilly states, was on top followed by and

The index, according to the report, provides useful insights into "how stakeholders perceive international trade performance across the states and UTs".

in his foreword said, the report tells "what enables and/or impedes logistics efficiency across the country as perceived by users within the community".

It also provides an useful starting point for reliable identification of the right problem area, he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 19:50 IST